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24 resources with the keyterm 2000

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Crude Awakenings

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students first discover the tensions that have recently caused the price of crude oil to skyrocket. They explore the ways in which oil prices are determined, investigating both free market and oligopoly conditions.
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Musical Makeover

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the importance of folk music is various ethnic cultures.
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Oedipus Wrecks

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the concept of the 'tragic hero' and how such characters are relevant in theatre, literature, and history.
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MP3-Ring Circus

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the meaning of copyright and copyright issues surrounding the use of downloaded music.
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I Am What i Am

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners reflect, through autobiographical writing, on events in their lives that they feel most shaped their personal identities.
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To Protect and Serve

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore race issues that exist in the police force and in police actions through sharing opinions and researching and presenting related statistical and historical information.
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Youth Groups

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the impact and effects of race identity during adolescence by discussing their perceptions of race and by conducting an obersavation-based study of the ways in which students choose to group themselves in their school.
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Great Leap Forward

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore Web sites dedicated to Leap Day and leap years, create a checklist for reviewing Web sites, and write reviews of Leap Day and leap year Web sites.
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Power to the Little People

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the classic story theme of good versus evil as relayed in folk tales.
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When Athletes Are Off-Base

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore whether or not athletes have a responsibility to be role models in society.
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Climate Control

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the locations, characteristics, and natural and human dangers to the Earth's biomes to better explain the relationship between daily life and the environment.
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Poll Positions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze and graph the results of a nationwide New York Times poll about race in the United States. They poll people in their community regarding their views and experiences, and compare and contrast local and national poll data.
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Every Picture Tells a Story

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider controversial photos of Elian Gonzalez and decide how they, as editors of the Times, might have displayed them. They choose, discuss, and write about other famous images from photojournalism to decide what makes the
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From Whose Perspective?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students critically analyze news coverage of Palestinian-Israeli violence by comparing information from a variety of news sources. They compose expository essays reflecting on how to obtain accurate, unbiased, and credible information.
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Words from the Wise

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore how famous people, through newspaper Op-Ed articles, often inform the public about issues of national importance. They write Op-Eds in the voice of famous people on current news topics.
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Making Sense of Censorship

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create their own ratings systems with which to classify current pop cultural fare as suitable or unsuitable for Students.
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Singing in the H2O

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compose new lyrics to the tune of a popular song in order to teach and explain a challenging science concept being studied in class.
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A Sore Sight for Eyes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider 'visual blights', including technology-related ones, in their communities.
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Is All Fair in War?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate issues of race in the military by examining current and historic examples.
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Worlds Apart

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the similarities and differences among the experience of modern-day immigrants through investigating the personal experiences of several immigrants.
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On the Brink of a Mountain

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the political, social and economic effects of the division of North and South Korea.
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Going, But Not Forgotten

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the impact of President Clinton's presidency on the race for his successor.
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Black, White and Digitized All Over

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the pros and cons of getting news from print newspapers and from their online counterparts, compare and contrast a printed newspaper with its online version, and then compose letters to editors of print and online...
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Bringing Up Baby

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explore why a government might want to influence its citizens with regards to decreasing or increasing the birthrate. They draft laws and write analytical essays.